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Changing climates

Author: Charles F Gritzner
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House Publishers, ©2010.
Series: Global connections
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Climates have changed throughout Earth's history. While some changes are brief, lasting only a few decades, others can plunge much of the planet into an icy wasteland or a steaming tropical jungle for hundreds or even millions of years. Get a better understanding of climate and the global warming issue by learning how the atmosphere works, how and why climates have changed in the past, and the consequences of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles F Gritzner
ISBN: 9781604132915 1604132914
OCLC Number: 401140415
Description: 120 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: Introduction: A global community --
Introduction to climate change --
Climate change through time --
Causes of climate change --
Impacts of changing climates --
The science of global warming --
The impacts of global warming --
The hype surrounding global warming --
The human response.
Series Title: Global connections
Responsibility: Charles F. Gritzner.

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Introduces middle school readers to the issues that affect the global society. Combining geography, history, science, social studies, and economics, this title examines the topics and their  Read more...

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